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Develop Training is one of the UK’s largest providers of Gas Distribution training, supporting some of the UK’s biggest, and well known, Gas and Energy Companies and Contractors to build a competent and compliant workforce for the future. Our extensive range of training courses cover all operations involved in building and maintaining Gas Network and Energy infrastructure, as well as Domestic and Commercial Gas Assessments.

If you are looking for a Network Construction Operations (NCO) course – View our guide for NCO Gas Pathways training.

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Utility SHEA - Gas (SHEA-G)

SHEA training course for an understanding of health, safety and environmental awareness and regulations within the gas industry (EUSR card).

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Manual Handling for Operational Staff (MHO)

Safety training course for manual handling, including lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling. Providing the confidence and knowledge to move an object safely.

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Abrasive Wheels - Grinders & Cut Off Saws (AWGC)

Safety training course for specification and mounting of abrasive wheels on portable equipment. Including safe operating for cutting and grinding wheels.

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Gas Distribution Appreciation (GDA)

Gas training course for operatives, team leaders and managers, to develop their knowledge and understanding of gas network distribution operations up to 7bar.

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Gas Distribution for Managers (GDM)

Gas training course for utilities managers to plan and manage service and main laying in Network Construction Operations.

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Gas Technology - Responsible Person (Gas) - Ministry of Defence (MOD) (MOD1)

Gas training course to develop the skills and competencies required for the safe management of MOD gas networks. Providing an awareness of hazards and risks.

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Network Construction Operations Gas Level 1 (NCO1G)

NCO gas level 1 training course for skills to assist with gas mains and service laying of polyethylene (PE) pipe.

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Network Construction Operations Gas Level 2 Initial Units (NCO2G-IND)

NCO Gas Level 2 training course for those who install gas services or mains and are to undertake their Level 2 NCO Gas - Service Layer or Main Layer.

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Network Construction Operations Gas Level 2 Service Laying (NCO2GSL)

NCO Gas Level 2 training course for operatives who install gas services, to achieve Level 2 Certificate in NCO (Gas) - Service Layer.

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Meter Disconnection for Gas Team Leaders (MDFTL)

Course to provide knowledge and practical skills to disconnect and remove a gas meter up to 6m3/hr prior to the renewal or relocation of a domestic gas meter.

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Network Construction Operations Gas Level 2 Main Laying (NCO2GML)

NCO Gas Level 2 training course for operatives who lay gas mains and are required to gain Level 2 Diploma in NCO (Gas) - Main laying.

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Network Construction Operations Gas Level 2 Escape, Locate and Repair (NCO2G-ELR)

NCO Gas Level 2 training course for operatives who may be required to undertake emergency and remedial work on the UK gas networks.

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NCO Level 2 Main Laying Upskill Gas 180mm - 355mm (MLUG)

NCO Gas Level 2 training course for operatives to gain certification and accreditation to install gas mains pipe diameter 180mm - 355mm.

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NCO Level 2 Main Laying Upskill Gas Above 355mm (MLUG2)

NCO Gas Level 2 training course for operatives to gain certification and accreditation to install gas mains pipe diameter above 355mm.

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Network Construction Operations Gas Level 2 Portfolio Build Day (NCO2G-PB)

For those completing their NCO Gas Level 2 service laying or main laying qualifications but need assistance and support finalising their ePortfolio.

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Under Pressure Branch Connections (Gas) up to 7bar (UPBC)

Course to install, pressure test, and carry out the branch drilling operation on live gas mains using a range of under-pressure drilling machines.

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Impact Moling/Thrustboring (IMT)

NCO training course for understanding of impact moling operations and trenchless technology. Benefits those involved in excavation works.

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Multi Utility Electrofusion Jointing up to 355mm (MUEF)

Utility training course for service and main layers to undertake joining Polyethylene pipe safely with electro fusion welding of PE pipe up to 355mm.

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Multi Utility Butt Fusion Jointing up to 355mm (MUBF)

Utility training course for main layers to undertake joining of Polyethylene pipe safely using butt fusion welding of PE pipes up to 355mm.

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Multi Utility Large Diameter Fusion Jointing above 400mm (MULDF)

Utility training course for main layers in Polyethylene distribution to undertake fusion welding of PE pipes above 400mm diameter.

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Utility Excavation (Category 1) Locate Utility Services - HSG47 (UE1)

Utility excavation training course for operatives who will be required to identify, detect and mark utility services prior to excavating.

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Utility Excavation (Category 2) Implement Safe (Digging) Excavating Practices (UE2)

Utility excavation training course for operatives required to safely excavate and maintain holes and trenches using hand tools and hand-held power.

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Utility Excavations - Categories 3-5 - Timber, Steel and Proprietary Support Systems (UE3-5)

Utility excavation training course for operatives expected to carry out the associated tasks related to timber, steel and proprietary support systems.

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Utility Excavations Refresher - including categories 3-5 - Timber, Steel and Proprietary Support Systems (UER)

Utility excavation training course for experienced and qualified operative to refresh skills related to timber, steel and proprietary support systems.

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Gas Network Design Foundation (GIRS1)

Distribution training course for the skills to develop low pressure gas mains, extensions and services for housing and industrial developments.

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Gas Network Design Complex (GIRS2)

An Energy & Utility Skills Endorsed Vocational Development Programme for the design of gas networks to Lloyds Registers Gas Industry Guidance Document GIG2.

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Designing Gas Supplies to Multi-Occupancy Buildings (DMOB)

Bespoke course for experienced Gas Design Engineers, providing update on the latest requirements for the design of gas supplies to multi-occupancy buildings.

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SCO Module 1: Core and Module 2: Permit to Work (PtW) (SCO1&2)

Gas training course for work under the SCO perimetry scheme on Gas operational sites to deliver information associated with the use of a Permit to Work.

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SCO Module 1: Core and Module 2: Permit to Work (PtW) - Renewal (SCO1&2-R)

Renewal course providing refresher training for persons with current SCO 1&2 or SCO Core & module 2 (PTW) associated with the use of a Permit to Work.

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SCO Module 5: Form of Authority (FoA) (SCO5)

For all persons who work under the SCO perimetry scheme on Gas operational sites, to deliver information associated with use of a Form of Authority.

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SCO Module 5: Form of Authority (FoA) - Renewal (SCO5-R)

Renewal training course providing refresher training for work under the SCO perimetry scheme on Gas operational sites associated with use of Form of Authority.

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SCO Module 3: Non-Routine Operation (NRO) (SCO3)

Gas training course to deliver information associated with the use of a Non-Routine Operation (NRO), to demonstrate appropriate knowledge & understanding.

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SCO Module 3: Non-Routine Operation (NRO) - Renewal (SCO3-R)

Renewal training course providing refresher training for those with a current SCO 3 involved in operational works on Gas Networks and Meter Installations.

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SCO Module 4: Routine Operation (RO) (SCO4)

Gas SCO 4 training course to deliver information associated with the use of a Routine Operation (RO), to demonstrate appropriate knowledge & understanding.

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SCO Module 4: Routine Operation (RO) - Renewal (SCO4-R)

Renewal training course providing refresher training related to the use of a Routine Operation (RO), to demonstrate appropriate knowledge & understanding.

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Gas Network Electrical Modules 2, 3 & 4 - Electrical Authorisation (GNEM 2,3,4)

Electrical authorisation training related to Gas Networks within the UK. Courses to meet the requirements for working on or near electrical equipment.

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Gas Network Electrical Module - Portal Appliance Testing (GNEM5R)

PAT testing refresher training for service and inspection of portable electrical equipment. Provides awareness of changes in the 5th edition COP.

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Our extensive range of training courses cover all operations involved in building and maintaining Gas Network and Energy infrastructure, as well as Domestic and Commercial Gas Assessments.

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